Daniel Erlandsson

Arch Enemy

Daniel Erlandsson

Bandname Arch Enemy
Country Sweden
Genre Metal

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Vision Maple VML
BCX Masters Custom
Product Configuration
  • a Bass Drum 24"x18" Carbonply Masterworks
  • b Tom 10"x8" Carbonply Masterworks
  • c Tom 12"x9" Carbonply Masterworks
  • d Tom 13"x10" Carbonply Masterworks
  • e Floor Tom 16"x14" Carbonply Masterworks
  • f Floor Tom 18"x16" Carbonply Masterworks
  • g Snare Drum 14"x6.5" Carbonply Masterworks

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Drummer of the Metal titans ARCH ENEMY - whose dynamic cocktail of melody and aggression has earned them massive critical acclaim, a rabid worldwide fanbase and a slot on Ozzfest in the US - triumphantly return with Rise of the Tyrant, their most stunning and dynamic release yet. 

Formed by guitarist Michael Amott after his departure from the now legendary Carcass, ARCH ENEMY first garnered praise with the metal milestones Black Earth (1997), Stigmata (1998) and Burning Bridges (1999). These albums were propelled by flawlessly technical dual guitars and a previously unheard of mixture of melody and aggression, which helped them to quickly solidify their reputation as one of the genre’s elite. 

However, ARCH ENEMY really began to develop their true potential once outstanding new vocalist Angela Gossow joined the fold on 2001/2002’s critically acclaimed Wages of Sin album (produced by Fredrik Nordström and mixed by Andy Sneap), marking the first time a band of this calibre and ferocity was fronted by a woman. The album was showered with universal praise, from front cover press in worldwide metal magazines to national daily newspapers alike. Naturally, Wages Of Sin proudly claimed a position in all the end-of-the-year “Best Of...” lists, whilst the metal underground had found a new band to champion, and one that would soon show on the live stage that it had even more to offer with Angela bringing a hitherto unseen level of growling and glamour to extreme metal. 

It began with a sold-out UK-tour with Opeth and festival appearances across Europe. They then headed over to North America for a 6 week tour supporting Nile, followed 2 months later by another tour in the US, this time headlining with amongst others God Forbid supporting. By the end of 2002, ARCH ENEMY were back in Europe playing their first headlining club shows in several countries before heading back to Japan to take a major slot at the Beast Feast festival with Slayer and Motorhead. On the way back from Japan they briefly stopped on US soil for a number of West Coast headline shows before Christmas, and then took to the road once again for their debut headline shows in Scandinavia at the end of January 2003.